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Morning Ritual

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Morning Ritual

I scratch my armpits, butt and head, 
And stagger, weary, from my bed.
Before I have a cup of tea,
An icy shower’s next for me.
I’m running late and start to cuss;
I rush outside…and miss the bus.

*some of this is true

Jack Horne for Francine’s Couplet Morning contest, 6th August

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  1. Date: 8/12/2012 6:41:00 AM
    That will teach you to scratch; probably that time saved would have gotten you on the bus. Never mind, a good scratch feels great! Fun write Jack

  1. Date: 8/11/2012 2:51:00 PM
    Funny one Jack, well done, thanks for all your comments on my poetry, appreciate it, good and bad days for me still. Love Constance

  1. Date: 8/10/2012 9:55:00 PM
    This is a nice one. Good luck always!

  1. Date: 8/9/2012 2:27:00 AM
    sounds like an early morning. cool write - JH

  1. Date: 8/8/2012 10:06:00 AM
    ha! love the humor in this! now right something equally fantastic for my contest :)

  1. Date: 8/8/2012 6:35:00 AM
    Very funny! I think she's asked for five to ten couplets, just check her rules.

  1. Date: 8/7/2012 9:20:00 PM
    hahaha, some of it is true?? You funny guy. I love it! So nice to be able to catch up on my friends' poetry finally tonight. 2 and a half pages down, one and a half to go!!!

  1. Date: 8/6/2012 3:12:00 PM
    Baahahaha Thanks for that! Love it. :) Tanya

  1. Date: 8/6/2012 10:53:00 AM
    How funny my friend! I really love the graphical nature to this incredible poem Jack! What fun you have with your poetry! Great Work!!

  1. Date: 8/6/2012 9:28:00 AM
    Nice one jack, I can almost see you, Thanks for your comment, I shouldn't moan about not sleeping there are plenty this morning that would have liked to have woken up I am sure. Bless you sweetie xx